3 Days with Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas | VLOG

Last month, I was invited to set sail on the new Symphony of the Seas from Royal Caribbean. It’s the largest cruise ship in the world. Like, it’s HUGE! And I’ve been on a few cruise ships (see my other posts about cruises here). This is the ship that makes me believe in the idea that life is better at…
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What Uber is doing to foster an inclusive workplace (As told by an Uber employee)

I recently headed down to Chicago to visit the Uber headquarters to meet with one of the UberHue team members, which aims to promote black diversity, culture, and inclusion. I talked a little bit about their employee resource groups (ERGs) in a previous post (read that post here), specifically Women of Uber. Their goal is to create a workplace that…
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Find Out Your Breast Cancer Risk With This 5 Minute Quiz

Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, I’ve partnered with Bright Pink, a national non-profit organization uniquely focused on prevention and early detection to help women learn their risk for breast and ovarian cancer. I’ve shared how I’ve been personally affected by cancer a few times. My mother went to Heaven in 2013 just 8 months after her diagnosis. I cannot…
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How one Amtrak ride lit the fire under my creativity!

You beauties know that self-care is not just a trendy moment for me, it’s essential for my mental wellness. I’ve been to therapy, especially during traumatic emergencies, but I firmly believe that you should be able to practice (in real life) what you’ve learned in your counseling sessions (#SelfCareIRL). And even more importantly, I like to keep that therapy bill…
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5 Staycay or Vacay Essentials from BabbleBoxx To Make Planning A Bit Easier

Mother Nature is finally letting Summer out of hibernation to play with us (I think). Now is the perfect time to think about vacations. But since we had $30K wedding (relive it here) and bought a house there’s no vacation for us anytime soon. But I am all about staycations! My friends over at Babbleboxx sent me another box filled…
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How to thrive during your first year of marriage

I cannot believe we’ve been married for 9 months. Even though husbae and I had been together for nearly 2 decades marriage is a different beast. You’ve got these new “forever” roles and now it’s time to define them. Problem is, some (most) couples wait until it’s too late to create those definitions. Now you’re 8 years into your marriage…
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What To Pack For A Trip To Ghana + What I forgot

What to pack for a trip to Ghana was an ongoing and overwhelming thought for me. Even though we got a list of things to bring from Hayet I still felt super unprepared. So I made a list of things I packed (and the things I forgot) because if you should find yourself in Ghana I want you to be…
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Test Driving Tips for the Maven Car Sharing App

When I first discovered the Maven car-sharing app I didn’t have my license so my husband drove the truck around. Now that I’m an adult and I’m out here riding and getting I have some tips and tricks for you in using the app. 
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PARTY OVER HERE: The Ultimate Holiday Party Survival Guide

We’re now knee-deep into the holiday season. You’ve probably got at least 4 parties lined up in the next few weeks. It’s also the time of the year when folks are standing in long lines for gifts and spending nights wrapping gifts. But above all its the time of year when we all get to spend time together. We’re all…
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Live Your Best Life! Date Night with Always Discreet Boutique

Nothing makes a woman feel sexier than wearing a matching bra and panty set for a night out on the town. But for some women, there’s an added level of stress. “How can I relax and enjoy the night with my adult incontinence issue?” Half of women say bladder leaks affect their personal confidence when they’re doing things they enjoy1.…
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